Miroslav Tomoski

Miroslav Tomoski is a political reporter at Herb. He studied US politics at the University of Windsor and has been reporting as a freelancer since the 2016 election. His work has taken him across 30 states and – in the hopes of making it to all 50 – he is now looking for a good reason to go to Oklahoma.


The Mormon Church supports the immediate legalization of cannabis for medical purposes in Utah, but they’re not happy about the measure going before voters in November.

Elder Nelson speaks with Recife Mission President Rubens C. Lanius during a priesthood leadership meeting. The Mormon Church supports cannabis legalization in Utah, but not the bill that will go before voters in November.

South Africa legalizes cannabis following a court decision that banning it within homes violates citizens’ privacy rights.

Thousands of people take part in a march through the central city, calling for the South African government to legalize marijuana or cannabis (also called dagga locally) on May 7, 2016 in Cape Town. In this story, “South Africa legalizes cannabis,” we report on the decision of the country’s highest court to permit cannabis use in the home for personal use. (Photo by Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images)

Herb’s guide to the new wave of cannabis consumption: dabbing.

Damian dabbing some cannabis concentrates

Want to take a 420 vacation, but live in a prohibition state? Here’s where to go for under $200 in travel costs.

With legal recreational cannabis on both of America’s great coasts, we can finally revive the great American debate of who is best: East or West?

According to data, millennials smoke weed far more than any other group in the U.S. Men are also more likely to light up, as are people on the West Coast (obviously).

A young woman smokes in Paris on April 29, 2017, during the 16th annual Marche Mondiale du Cannabis to call for the legalization of cannabis. A recent survey found millennials smoke weed way more than their parents. (Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP via Getty images)

China farms a massive amount of hemp and currently holds more than half of the globe’s cannabis patents.

A man smokes on the outskirts of Chongqing, southwest China, on June 1, 2017. (Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP via Getty Images)

Juárez, just next to El Paso, Texas, has become so dangerous people are afraid to cross the border to visit relatives.

Relatives of Jaime Irigoyen Flores, a 19-year-old baseball player and law student, break down after they find out their son was found dead. Flores was reportedly grabbed by the military from his home and found executed the next morning. (Photo by Richard Ellis)

Psychedelics act like social media for the brain, allowing for widespread communication.

A sheet of LSD tabs are shown. Research shows that psychedelics, like LSD, help regions of the brain communicate that might otherwise not.

It turns out too much weed isn’t always a good thing.

A worker inspects cannabis plants in a giant facility in Washington. The state is currently suffering from a problem that sounds better than it is: too much weed.

Police are frequently discovering illegal cannabis grows in London, especially in neighborhoods to the south, where organized crime and gang activity are prevalent.

Strathclyde Police officers in Scotland load drugs in bags believed to be cannabis after it was found at a commercial premise in Rutherglen after a drugs raid. The police in London recently announced that they discover illegal cannabis grows in the UK's capital every two days.

There is very little evidence that legalization increases crime, and what is available, proves the opposite.

DENVER, CO. - APRIL 20: Denver bicycle police with their bagged evidence as they write one of two tickets to a group of four young men for smoking marijuana in public during the 420 celebration at the Denver 420 Rally in Civic Center Park on April 20, 2014. The El Paso Country Sheriff’s department is now keeping a database in an attempt to show that marijuana legalization increases crime. (Photo By Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Even if parents are treating their children with CBD according to state law, they risk losing custody for doing something federally illegal.

Maria Selva and her daughter Ali, during a trip to Disneyland in 2017. Maria is now suing after losing custody of her daughter for treating her seizures with CBD.

They were handing out free samples near Yale University, where a majority of the overdoses later occurred.

John Parker and Felix Melendez are two suspects arrested in the case of 114 synthetic cannabis overdoses in Connecticut. Here, a police car is shown blocking off the road in New Haven Connecticut in 2009

Gavin Newsom, the Democratic candidate for governor of California, has received nearly half a million dollars in donations.

Michael Correia, director of government relations for the National Cannabis Industry Association, does lobbying to build support for the cannabis industry's issues on Capitol Hill, in Washington DC. California's cannabis lobbyists have become a financial force in politics, backing pro-cannabis candidates with major political donations.

A decision by the United Nations could instigate a review of cannabis scheduling in the United States.

A mature cannabis plant begins to flower. The United Nations are considering, for the first time ever, to change its cannabis ban.

Most recreational states allow for the possession of one ounce, but legalization in Michigan would let residents carry more than double that.

Marijuana legalization in Michigan would allow residents to carry up to 250 joints at a time. Here, a man is shown with a bag of joints

Legal marijuana sales in Canada were slated to begin in October. Now, Ontario is saying recreational dispensaries won’t be open until April.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 18: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a meeting at the National Cyber Security Centre on April 18, 2018 in London, England. Under Trudeau’s plan, legal marijuana sales in Canada were slated for October, but Ontario recently announced the province won’t have recreational dispensaries until April. (Photo by Jack Taylor via Getty Images)

Amid a lack of direction from the state, Florida schools have all created their own policies about whether students should have access to their medical cannabis on campus.

Florida Schools' Differing Policies on Medical Marijuana Leave Parents in Limbo. Here , children are seen entering a school

Governor Phil Murphy was elected on a promise to legalize recreational weed. Now, a growing number of towns are banning it in anticipation.

New Jersey Towns Ban Recreational Weed Before It's Even Legal. Here, a man is shown rolling a joint

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